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by By Sarah J. F. Braley | June 01, 2010

the Central West End  

Take a break. Ten minutes from downtown, the Central West End offers fun galleries, shops and food. Try Scape, an American bistro. scapestl.com

 

 Interactive City Museum

The art of recycling. Artist Bob Cassilly created the interactive City Museum from objects found throughout St. Louis. Big Eli, a restored four-story Ferris wheel, dominates the rooftop. citymuseum.org

Meet Me in St. Louis poster  

  

On screen. As a great meeting teaser or pillow gift, give attendees a copy of the 1944 film Meet Me in St. Louis, shot in the city and starring Judy Garland (special edition DVD, about $24 at amazon.com).

 

 

 


 

St. Louis Cardinals hitter

  

 

 

A member of the National League since the 1890s, the St. Louis Cardinals are one of baseball's most storied franchises and fun to watch in action at Busch Stadium. stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

The paths of Citygarden

New in town. Twenty-four sculptures by notables such as Keith Haring grace the paths of Citygarden. Explore, and then enjoy lunch at the Terrace View café. citygardenstl.org

 


On the Web The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Bureau offers 25 musts for visitors: bit.ly/cRWh2J